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Matsumoto Koshiro as Ishikawa Goemon 松本幸四郎の石川五右衛門

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1908,0718,0.29

  • Title (object)

    • Matsumoto Koshiro as Ishikawa Goemon 松本幸四郎の石川五右衛門
  • Description

    Colour woodblock print. The kabuki actor Matsumoto Koshiro V as Ishikawa Goemon in the play ‘Sanmon gosan no kiri’, (楼門五三桐) (alternate names ‘Romon gosan no kiri’, ‘Kinmon gosan no kiri’), by Namiki Gohei; performed at the Nakamura-za in the 3rd month of 1826 (Bunsei 9). A poem by the actor, signed ‘Kinsho’.

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  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1826
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        upper right
      • Inscription Content

        石川五右衛門 松本幸四郎
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Ishikawa Goemon, Matsumoto Koshiro
      • Inscription Comment

        print title (actor's role and name)
      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Position

        centre right
      • Inscription Content

        五渡亭国貞画
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Gototei Kunisada ga
      • Inscription Comment

        artist’s signature
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        centre right
      • Inscription Content

        山、平
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yama, Hei
      • Inscription Comment

        publisher’s mark
      • Inscription Type

        seal
      • Inscription Position

        centre right
      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Kiwame
      • Inscription Comment

        censorship seal
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        top
      • Inscription Content

        初霞 たつや芙蓉の 鼻の華 秋夜亭錦升
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Hatsugasumi tatsuya fuyo no hana no hana. Shuyatei Kinsho
      • Inscription Comment

        poem by actor
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Kinmon gosan no kiri (金門五三山桐) (alternate title)
    • Associated Title: Sanmon gosan no kiri (楼門五三桐) (play)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1908

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1908,0718,0.29

Woodblock print. Actor in velvet. Nishiki-e on paper.

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Woodblock print. Actor in velvet. Nishiki-e on paper.

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